EDUCATION

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, MFA, Painting, May 1999

Hollins College, Roanoke, VA, BA, Studio Art with concentration in painting and drawing, May 1997

University of Georgia, Cortona, ITALY, Completed 9 credit hours of study in painting, printmaking,

and 20th c. Italian art history, June-August 1996

 

EXHIBITIONS

2016:  Group Exhibition, Precious Grandmother, Santa Clarita City Hall, Santa Clarita, CA

2013:  Group Exhibition, Semler Brossy Consulting Group, Los Angeles, CA

Group Exhibition, Little to Big, Brentwood School East Campus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Solo Show-Horses by the Pool, West 4th and Jane, Santa Monica, CA

2011:  Group Exhibition, Semler Brossy Consulting Group, Los Angeles, CA

2010: Group Exhibition, Canvas Beats Cancer Charity Event, LA Ranch, Los Angeles, CA

2009: Group Exhibition, Strongheart Art and Music Charity Event, Gallery 1018, Los Angeles, CA

2007: Women Painters West Juried Membership Competition, Los Angeles, CA

2003: Group Exhibition, BGH Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA

2000: What is Drawing Now?, Webber State University, Ogden, UT

Group Exhibition, Charlotte County Arts Center, Punta Gorda, FL

1999: Group Exhibition, Nicolet College, Rhinelander, WI

MFA Thesis Exhibition, School of Fine Arts Gallery, Bloomington, IN

Group Exhibition, Quincy Art Center, Quincy, IL

Group Exhibiton, The National Society of Arts and Letters, Bloomington Arts Center,

Bloomington, IN

Art on Paper, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD

1998: Spartanburg Artists’ Guild 24th Annual Exhibit, Spartanburg Arts Center, Spartanburg, SC

National All-Media Competition, Ridge Art Association, FL

The National Society of Arts and Letters, Bloomington Arts Center, Bloomington, IN

1997: BA Thesis Exhibition, Hollins College, Roanoke, VA

Group Exhibition, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

1996: Group Exhibition, University of Georgia, Cortona, Italy

Spartanburg Artists’ Guild Exhibit, Spartanburg Arts Center, Spartanburg, SC

Women’s Colleges of the Southeast, Meredith College, Raleigh,NC

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Art Teacher, Brentwood School, Los Angeles, CA, 2000-present

Curator, Semler Brossy, Los Angeles, CA, 2013

Writer, DailyServing.com, International Forum for the Contemporary Visual Arts, 2009

Founder & Director, Camp Monkey Muffin, Los Angeles, CA 2007-2009

Faculty, Brentwood Art Center, Los Angeles, CA, 2001-2007

Mural Painting Instructor, Robert Fulton Middle School, Van Nuys, CA, 2000

Assistant Instructor, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 1998-1999

 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2003:  Kurti-Pellerini Inc., Los Angeles, CA:  Completed paintings for Disney's Special Edition DVD, “The Lion King.”

2000:  Jody Mann Productions, Los Angeles, CA:  Designed and produced a black-light poster used on set.

Mardine Davis Art Consulting, Los Angeles, CA:Loaned paintings to television and film sets, including for CBS series, “Judging Amy.”

1999:  Edward Goldman Fine Arts, Santa Monica, CA:  Assisted LA art critic, Edward Goldman, with the preparation of his KCRW radio show, “Art Talk.”

Beverly Hills Antiques, Inc., Beverly Hills, CA:  Completed commissioned paintings for art collector, Georges Marciano.

 

AWARDS

Faculty Enrichment Grant to explore Scottish Fiddle, Brentwood School, 2007

Faculty Enrichment Grant to explore Mull of Kintyre, Scotland, Brentwood School, 2005

Study Abroad Fellowship for study in Florence, Italy, Indiana University, 1998

Honorable Mention, Spartanburg Artists’ Guild, 24th Annual Exhibition, 1998

Frances Neiderer Scholarship for Achievement in Fine Arts, Hollins University, 1997

 

PUBLICATIONS

The Artful Home: A Source and Guide for Living with Art, Guild sourcebook, 2003

Guild.com, on-line collection of original art, 1999